Category Archives: Rua’s Rambles

  1. Dear Cottagers in COVID-19 Crisis

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    Apr 5, 2020 by Rua Lupa

    A lot of people never have that option and do not expect to because it is not and will not be in reach no matter how hard and long they work or save. Having a cottage is not as common or normal an experience as it appears to be expected – it is a reflection of wealth status. So a 2nd home should not be treated as equal as an only home – it is not a necessity, it is a luxury.

  2. Trillium War 14, Beowulf and Grendel, 12019 H.E. / Anno Societatis 54

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    Jul 14, 2019 by Rua Lupa

    Within the Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA, A pre-1600’s European Contact Living History Society), the Kingdom of Ealdormere (most of …
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  3. Fruits Of Our Labours, 54 A.S. / 12019 H.E.

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    May 29, 2019 by Rua Lupa

    FOOL is a whole weekend of classes on the making of pre-1600 things.
    This was the event’s 12th year and went from Friday May 17th to Monday May 20th.

  4. Baron’s Howe 12018 H.E. – Labour Day Weekend

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    Sep 6, 2018 by Rua Lupa

    It was a merry camp with much song and libation. I had brought out my djembe and we played and sung deep into the night. The passing rains could not hinder the spirit of this house! Their fire roared ever on!

  5. Baron’s Brouhaha, The Fifth, Anno Societatis 53 / 12018 H.E.

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    Jul 27, 2018 by Rua Lupa

    Brouhaha was such a good time, I had to remind myself to make use of my camera to capture it! Thank you to our hosts, Penda and Sibylla for using your farm, and all of Northgeatham for their work in making this event possible. I hope to join you all here for many years to come!

  6. Trillium War, Of The Burning Sun, 12018 H.E. / Anno Societatis 53

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    Jul 7, 2018 by Rua Lupa

    In my case, I was grateful that I packed a large sea sponge that I liberally soaked and squeezed onto myself and others. Linen kerchiefs soaked and snapped a few times now and then and worn around the neck were highly effective for keeping cool. Others enjoyed foot baths in the shade.

  7. On The Damning of The Milk Industry

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    Mar 2, 2018 by Rua Lupa

    The Milk Industry is making a splash lately with how Millennials have ended up bring back Milk Couriers. Great news for those who love sustainability. Unfortunately many members of the public have taken this news and decided to damn the milk industry all together, citing many things that are indeed harmful practices.

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